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1 dead, 1 charged in gunfire at Texas American Legion post

Published On: Feb 18 2013 09:24:31 AM CST

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) -

Police say gunfire at an American Legion Post in East Texas has left one man dead and another charged with the slaying.
    
Henderson police have declined to release the name of the 60-year-old suspect who's facing arraignment Tuesday on a murder charge.
    
Investigators said a 53-year-old Henderson man was shot several times early Sunday while both men attended a function at the post. The victim died at a hospital. His name wasn't immediately released. An autopsy has been ordered.
    
The suspect was arrested later Sunday in Henderson. Police have not released a possible motive for the attack.
    
A spokesman for Henderson police did not immediately return a message Monday to provide additional details.
    
Henderson is 120 miles southeast of Dallas.